Looking for a secondhand, used or ex-demo paraglider? Want to find a secondhand hang glider or paramotor? SkyAds.aero is the new website for doing all that and more.
The one-stop-shop for all things paragliding in New Zealand went live on 7 March.
Alain Zoller and the team at Air Turquoise have issued a statement saying that they have made a ‘decision to stop immediately certification of “Gun” competition gliders’.
Mad, bad or genius flying? Andy Pag tracked Babu Sunuwar down to his home in Pokhara in Nepal to interview him about his tandem flight from the summit of Kilimanjaro. Was he crazy, stupid or was it the spark of genius?
We devote this issue’s Gallery to the photography from this brilliant high-level competition
Gemma Woldendorp and Natasha Sebire head north – really far north. Liverpool Land in far east Greenland is about as far away from cable cars and civilisation as you can get
‘Life becomes a blissful routine. Fly, camp, eat, sleep and fly again. Every two or three days we’d try to land at a place where the truck could meet us so we can restock food and water and charge batteries. Below us the terrain is in a constant state of awesome change.’
New season, new gliders. From the latest comp machine to the smoothest EN B, we’ve got them covered
New gliders, new plans, new adventures. If you ever wondered how to become a professional pilot and actually make a living out of simply flying, then Horacio is your man
There has been an explosion of usable lightweight wings in recent years, and the Advance Pi is one of the latest.
Wilderness medicine expert Baz Roberts explains exactly what to do in case the worst should happen and you’ve got to manage an emergency when you’re far from help
If it’s there, pilots will flirt with it. And on this day boy did they have some fun! Off-the-scale lift measured at 19m/s as pilots flew into ‘fire thermals’. Yassen Savov relives his reserve ride through the inferno
A new competition class of paraglider is to be introduced from 2015, following a meeting of CIVL over the weekend of 16-17 February.
This short video from the Met Office in the UK is a good guide to how clouds form
Advance and Nova have announced that they are going to work together
A new edition of Thermal Flying has been published. The long-awaited second edition has been revised and updated and is now nearly 300 pages long.
Author, pilot and publisher Burkhard Martens has updated the English edition of Thermal Flying. We asked him about the book, and himself
Red Bull X-Alps athlete Jon Chambers has written a book about his experience of competing in the 2011 race. As his thoughts turn towards this year’s race, we asked him about it
Organisers of the Red Bull X-Alps have announced a new rule that will allow athletes to race through the night.